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Little Tampico

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Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We have been to Little Tampico more than a few times and have always been treated like family, or better, depending on your individual experience:). Our visit in December would test that feeling. We were 30 strong with several rambunctious children and showed up in...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank David S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Great location overlooking creek. Standard Mexican dishes and some unique items as well. Cocktails and beer served as well

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank limcandr
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We came here for a late dinner and shared a trip item special; tamale, taco and enchilada with rice and beans. It was very filling and very good. It's a bar atmosphere in the front and the area I like to sit is in the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I like this place. It's great to take the whole family and have lunch on the weekend or catch a quick lunch during the week.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Ksquaredracing
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Our family has been eating or getting carryout from Little Tampico for more than 20 years. The food is always great and the new Tequila Bar is awesome. I have seen some spotty reviews posted recently but our experience and enjoyment of the food and...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank SoquelVillageView
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

While out antiquing in Soquel,my daughter and I decided to stop by Little Tampico for lunch. Neither of us had been there for years. There were people in the bar area, but the restaurant did not seem all that busy. The hostess made several trips...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank AngelaMott
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

What happened to this place? New chef? New owners? Whatever is it this place is terrible now. We came Into an empty restaurant for lunch. Got chips and salsa right away which were good but went down hill fast. I ordered a margarita it was...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Kim C
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Years ago we went at least once a week, went for a special occasion ordered my fave chili relleno, it was a pepper wrapped in an omelette and the cheese was still a oblong shape not melted, the place has changed into specialed Bar. Lots...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank catc0x
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We rarely come here because since it's out of the way, we forget about it. The food is pretty good, and the taco's were really tasty. The rice and beans is just like any other Mexican restaurant, but I know normally they have a buffet...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Great food great service . They have a nice bar with a good staff. Simply writing this review makes me wanna go eat there right now

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank nicobellic10
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